Toe walking is a pattern of walking in which a child walks on balls of his or her feet, with no contact between the heels and ground. Toe walking is common in children who are learning to walk. After the age of 2, however, most children outgrow toe walking and begin to walk with a normal heel-to-toe pattern. If your child is older than 2 and is still walking on their toes, physical therapy can help.
How can physical therapy help?
Physical therapy can increase range of motion, strength, and sensory concerns. We use stretching exercises and strengthening exercises to help correct toe walking in your child. Contact us for more information.